BA (Hons)

Education & Psychology

3 Years
September 2024
Campus Taught
Foundation entry

The way we develop and learn as children underpins our entire lifespan. Our BA Education & Psychology course will give you a sound understanding of Psychology in an educational context.

Why study with us

  • You’ll spend part of your degree in our state-of-the-art psychology building, with its specialist video Child Observation Suite and Cognitive Laboratories.
  • You’ll get the chance to undertake a placement in an educational environment in each of the three years of your degree.
  • There are also opportunities to gain international work experience through the University’s Centre for Volunteering and Community Leadership (CVCL), including modules accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM).

What you'll do

  • You could gain international work experience in your third year through modules created by the University’s Centre for Volunteering and Community Leadership (CVCL).
  • You could choose to take time out to spend a year teaching abroad with one of our international partners.
  • There are opportunities to go on international trips; previously students have gone to destinations such as South Africa, Cyprus and China to study their education systems.
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Course delivery

Following the pandemic, we have found that some courses benefit from a blended learning and teaching approach. Therefore, the majority of your teaching will be face-to-face on campus aside from a small amount of online teaching where we have learnt it works best.


Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Future careers

Our Education and Psychology graduates have gone on to enjoy a wide range of rewarding careers. Many work in public services with children and their families, carry out youth work, work in a teaching support role, or become a teacher (following a PGCE or other postgraduate teacher training).

Fees and funding

Full-time£9,250 per year
Part-time£1,540 per 20 credits
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.

  • Care Leaver Bursary

    Our Care Leaver Bursary is for students who need extra support because they have been in care or are estranged from their parents.

    Find out more about Care Leaver Bursary
  • Estranged student support

    Estranged Student Support Bursary is for students who need extra support because they are estranged from their parents.

    Find out more about Estranged student support
  • Dependants Bursary

    Students with financially dependent children may be eligible for our Dependants Bursary as part of our financial support package. 

    Find out more about Dependants Bursary
  • Contextualised Admissions Bursary

    We recognise that the last two years have been very challenging for young people and learning has been impacted. To help support students eligible for a contextualised offer we are offering a bursary of £250 in their first year of study.

    Find out more about Contextualised Admissions Bursary

This course is based in the School of Psychology and Humanities

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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